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Database Information Shipwreck Albany

Basic Information

Name(s)  Albany
Registry  US
Official Number 106306
Vessel Type Package Freighter
Year Built 1884
Year Sank
Hull Material Iron
Engines Double Expansion Steam


Length 267 ft
Width  38 ft
Depth  14 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/433305 ; https://greatlakeships.org/3628776/data?n=8

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
140 ft
GPS Coordinates N 44° 06.351 W 082° 42.016W
Site Description The midship portion of the Albany is badly broken and scattered but the bow and stern have some integrity. All cabins have collapsed but the lower engine room appears intact and can be penetrated.  There are many pieces of machinery extant on site including a double expansion steam engine, two boilers with steam drums, feedwater pump, unidentified steam engine and machine near the engine, iron stock anchor, manual windlass,  rudder, and propeller.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Brian Bosveld, Andrew Goodman with support from Jon Connolly and Ken Merryman
Year Captured July 2023
Time it took to capture 80 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Brian Bosveld
Date Completed 8-2023
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port; Sony A1 in Nauticam Housing
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 8-15mm set at 15 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 4,951
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480, 8640 x 5760
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
Light Output Lumens 2×10000, 2×5000

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 4,895
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to:
Brian Bosveld, Andrew Goodman and 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 4,951
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes